Alfred Prufrock” by T.S Eliot, the audience is introduced to an extremely lonely man who has a hard time with making decisions in fear of failure. There are literary and modernistic devices such as imagery, similes, allusions and stream of consciousness used to express the themes of this poem. From the title and the beginning of this poem the audience is lead to believe that this poem is a love story, however, early on there is a change in the topic and the poem focuses on death from that point forward. The message that is being conveyed in this poem is not to waste your time in life. This message is very clear because Prufrock is a perfect example as he wasted a lot of his time by not truly living to his full
His days, which are supposed to be filled with light and laughter, are becoming dark. The separation between day and night is slowly becoming a distant memory. He is not feeling the sun rise in the morning, for he is feeling the cold of night forever. He has fallen so deep in his mourning, he can not tell the days and nights apart from each other. Victor states “Seeing nothing of outdoors, hearing no noise” (l.6) he is furthering our understanding that he only knows one thing, darkness.
Garcia Lorca expresses how he felt miserable and empty during dawn in New York because it brought no hope to him. According to the writer, there was no dawn and so no morning and no hope for the day. The title of the poem is all about the diverse aspects of dawn in New York. It talks about the impact of dawn in New York City and how it is also portrayed as it changes from night to day. The title Dawn is thought to be used in order to bring thoughts of forgiveness and new beginning in the mind of the reader.
When he wakes up at four he “stares” for daylight but accepts that until day time death will be “always there”. When night comes and death appears it makes “all thought impossible” he “blanks at the glare” and reminds himself the things that he hadn’t done in life yet by saying that “the good not done, the love not given” but existence of the night reminds him “total emptiness”, “extinction” which are associated with death. The night creates a vague atmosphere which is why it helps death to preserve its “unfocused blur” shape until daylight. When “light strengthens” every figure takes its shape, blur disappears until night comes. Yet poet admits that death “stands plain as a wardrobe”, its existence is still
He frequently woke up at midnight and shrank from Faith beside him in bed, and when his family prayed together at morning or at night, he glared and murmured to himself. In spite of the fact that he carried on with a long life and passed on a father and granddad, he kicked the bucket troubled and frantic, with no engraving on his tombstone. After that night, he turns into a stern, miserable, and doubtful man. He rejects the faith he once had in his religion and even rejects his own particular wife. At his passing, no cheerful words are carved upon his tombstone.
The author continuously repeats how cold the temperature is, painting a picture of a kind of loneliness and cruel (surrounding conditions). He also relates the man 's state of being along the mood of the story. "He was not much given to thinking." He had only mind to reaching his goal and not much thought about the temperature. "But it didn 't matter, much after all.
However, since he is having trouble understanding and sinking ideas into his head, he begins to keep a distance from Maharshi. Finally, on the last day, he was not close to Maharshi. He begins to feel Maharshi is not the same as ordinary people, yet, he belongs to nature. Maharshi has lived in Arunachala, where stands separated, and the author assumes that just like Arunachala, Maharshi “remain mysteriously aloof even when surrounded by his own devotees, men who have loved him and lived near him for years” (155). The mountain Arunachala itself seems like entered into Maharshi, Brunton reports.
Theme of loneliness: In this poem, poet deliberately chooses to be alone; he even avoids the only human in the poem. Theme of sadness: The poet walks all alone in the darkness and does not want to meet anyone. He deliberately walks in the rain and does not express his feeling to anyone. Theme of longing: Although the poet seems to walk lonely in the lane, yet he longs to from someone. This can be noted when he hears a cry and feels even more lonely because the call was not for him Form The poem Acquainted with the Night is a sonnet.The poem Acquainted with the Night is a terza rima sonnet.
Robert Frost's parents had always influenced his writing from his abusive father which made his poems very lonely and a loving mother who influenced his appreciation for nature. To begin, Robert Frost was a very talented poet with a story to tell. Robert Frost was born March 26, 1874 in San Francisco, California, in the United States. As a kid, Frost was always shy and was always isolated from other people. He loved nature, which was inspired by his mother who
As a result of an emotionally unstable childhood, Eberhart was prompted to develop an admiration for death and its crucial role in life. "Eberhart himself has said that the death of his mother made him a poet" (Richard Eberhart). By suffering from a drastic decrease in his parents income and later the loss of his mother at the young age of 18, Eberhart’s perspective endured an alteration that changed his view on the world. Growing up in a wealthy family dramatized the impact of financial loss on the Eberhart which would later seem minuscule to the pain he suffered from the passing of his mother. Consequently, Eberhart’s troubled childhood translated into his adulthood, which influenced the tone he portrayed in his literary works.